Bengalis and travel are two inseparable entities. Keeping in mind this globetrotting habit of the people of the city, Travel and Tourism Fair was inaugurated in the city. Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF), one of the largest travel and tourism fairs which brings the global and Indian travel industry under one roof was inaugurated in the presence of Ministers Bratya Basu and Madan Mitra. This annual fair brings the best of the global and the Indian tourism industry under one roof, much to the help of the globe trotters in the city.
Participants from all over the country and abroad came together to celebrate TTF’s success and do effective business networking by showcasing their best destinations and related travel products to the travel industry and tourists of this region. With over 300 stalls from 9 countries and 28 Indian states and Union Territories, the trade show brought together state tourism boards, national tourist offices, hoteliers, airlines, tour operators and travel agents, online travel companies, railways and cruise lines under one roof.
Uttarakhand’s stall at TTF was one of the largest in this year’s tourism fair. Humming with brisk business, the stall was one of the best decorated stalls in the entre fair area. The state had to pull out the previous year due to emergency situations.
A special section branded as the Outbound Village @ TTF was also found at this fair. This area had participants offering International travel to the customers. The participants in this section were Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Nepal, Oman, Thailand, UAE and Switzerland. Oman made its debut in Kolkata TTF.
Travel and Tourism Fair has always remained a must visit annual event for the travel savvy Kolkatans for their holiday planning. Tourists and business travelers alike can expect good bargains in travel packages and hotel rates.